$37.5 million does not look so big now
Meta has offered to pay $37.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit, which claimed Facebook illegally harvested location data even when users denied consent.
It could get messy
BlackBerry wants to settle a more than eight-year-old lawsuit claiming it defrauded shareholders by inflating the success and profitability of its long-discontinued BlackBerry 10 smartphones.
No proof of doing someone wrong
Alphabet's Google asked a federal judge to dismiss the majority of an antitrust lawsuit filed by Texas and other states that accused the search giant of abusing its dominance of the online advertising market.
Analysis: Checked his cloud iMessages
A shocking development occurred as it seems that Apple has hacked Gerard Williams’ phone, and read his iMessages. Gerard Williams’ is an ex-star CPU designed that left Apple and now works as the CEO of Nuvia. All this to prove that Gerard was daydreaming on his job at Apple and had an idea to launch Nuvia while still at Apple.
Partial payment from a disputed licensee
Qualcomm Technologies Licensing (QTL) has announced that a licensee in dispute with the company decided to pay it $500 million, something that heavily reflected on the QTL financial results for fiscal Q3 2018. This number goes on top of a good fiscal Q3 2018 where the company beat previous estimates.
Analysis: Qualcomm issues profit warnings
Apple has decided to stop royalty patent payments to Qualcomm claiming that it wants to wait until a court decides what is the right amount.
Fight fire with fire
Qualcomm’s executives were untraditionally vocal after the Apple lawsuit. Now they've came up with counterclaims and answers to back up their case against Apple.
Nvidia was confident that it could pressure Samsung and Qualcomm into some kind of licensing dea and started a legal battle in September 2014. However not it appears that the battle is over and with a disappointing result.
Claims it is “bizarre”
The bloke who claims to be behind the multimillion-selling Grand Theft Auto series is suing the publisher Rockstar for reneging on a 2009 royalties deal.